43.441 Jewelers in USA

307 e Joppa Rd 21286-3201 - Towson (MD)
4104940080
5275 w 95th St 66207-3201 - Overland Park (KS)
9137076326
3104 Seward Hwy # 3 99503-4167 - Anchorage (AK)
9072724145
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1220 Broadway # 405 10001-4384 - New York (NY)
2126838444
270 e 17th St # 10 92627-3845 - Costa Mesa (CA)
9496504475
9222 Burnet Rd # 104 78758-5251 - Austin (TX)
5129831222
1265 Broadway # 1 10001-3519 - New York (NY)
2126890213
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3333 Bear St # 157 92626-7803 - Costa Mesa (CA)
7146681212
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6001 Airport Blvd # 1222 78752-4219 - Austin (TX)
5122518330
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26 w 47th St # B1 10036-8603 - New York (NY)
2127647215
218 n Citrus Ave 91723-2003 - Covina (CA)
6263321045
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Jewelers

A jeweler is an artisan skilled in the art of making and repairing jewelry. For anyone to work as a bench jeweler, such must acquire specialized skills in diverse categories. The more common of these skills include stone setting, goldsmithing, fabrication, electroplating, wax carving and polishing. However, most jewelers only focus on a select number of these skills, particularly polishing and diamond cutting. Some others work with modeling and casting molds or in repair shops.

Contrary to what many might think, some jewelers actually get formal training. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), an increasing number of prospective jewelers are enrolling in degree (bachelor's or master's) programs or non-degree short courses in jewelry design and production. Unlike craftspeople who work based on provided specifications, jewelry designers draw out their ideas on paper or through the use of CAD programs.

Jewelers are known to work with traditional, manual tools such as blades and diamond-tipped engravers for cutting metals and precious stones. There is now a shift in paradigm as lasers are increasingly being employed in the jewelry-making process. With adequate training, jewelers can use lasers for cutting, executing complex design and engraving, and writing messages on their works.

While jewelers often work independently, some are employed as salaried workers in manufacturing facilities, jewelry stores, and repair shops. In May 2011, BLS data showed the mean annual salary of jewelers was about $38,000, but those in technical, professional and scientific services settings made as much as $62,000.

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